Staffing firm Cross Country Healthcare, Boca Raton, Fla., expanded its workforce services and geographic footprint with the acquisition of Calabasas, Calif.-based On Assignment's allied healthcare division. On Assignment, meanwhile, announced an agreement to buy CyberCoders, a recruiting division of Cross Country.
Cross Country paid $28.7 million for the operating assets of the On Assignment unit, which includes 84 branch-based employees. The unit places professionals in more than 125 specialties from 23 branch offices.
According to a news release, managers in place will continue to lead the business after the acquisition, and its revenue is expected to grow to about $41 million for 2013, compared with $39.5 million in 2012.